Jul 09, 2020 - Sale 2540

Sale 2540 - Lot 250

Price Realized: $ 4,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(HOLSTER ATLAS.) Sayer, Robert; and Bennet, John. The American Military Pocket Atlas; Being An Approved Collection of Correct Maps, Both General and Particular, of the British Colonies; Especially Those Which Now Are, or Probably May Be the Theater of War. Letterpress title-page, dedication, advertisement, map list, and 6 engraved folding maps with original hand-color in outline. 8vo, 9x5 1/2 inches, contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, gilt morocco spine label, general wear, 19th-century shelf label pasted to front cover; ink inscription to title-page partially erased, deep ink stain at lower edge, other staining, soiling and offsetting throughout, most maps with various splits along fold lines (Middle British Colonies with sections fully separated and loose, but complete); ink inscription: "Robert H. McNiff, Camp Allegany, 19th July 1800" to rear endleaf. sold as is, but restorable. London: Sayer and Bennet, 1776